Learning a new skill is very rewarding, you keep fit & have Fun. Skating is a great organised sporting activity & you will make new friends too!
Lessons for Level 1 - 4 start from £60 for a 6 week course of Half an Hour Lessons and we have taught over 15,000 skaters on our classes to date!
Please note our Higher Levels 5 - 8 and Bronze, Silver & Gold are £60- £90 depending how many skaters wishing to progress
On Sunday's Chris Holland coaches Level 1 to 4, he is our home grown Coach, who joined our Learn to Skate course with his wife and daughter. He is assisted by Karen Hilyer and other skaters who have attended our Learn to Skate program. Higher Levels over Level 5 - are then on Tuesday nights organised by Ex British Figure Skater 'Stuart Bell'
On Tuesday's Stuart is regularly assisted by Chris Holland. Some levels maybe grouped together depending on enrolling figures, same level classes may be split into separate groups for coaching purposes.
Stuart is very experienced Coach and we have been extremely fortunate to have him with us over the last 10 years.
He takes skaters up to International Competition Level and also has judging duties on the European platform.
He is a British Figure Skater who won the Bronze Medal at the British Figure Skating Championships in both
1995 & 1999. His talented girlfriend Sarah who is also a NISA Coach, covers any classes for Stuart if he has to attending UK judging competitions.
Our current availability is below:
6 Week Course Cost £60
2nd, 9th, 15th, 23rd, 30th November 2021
Level 3/4 - 6.00pm
Level 5 - 6.30pm
Level 6 - 7.00pm
Level 7/8 - 7.30pm
Please email to get added to our list & guarantee a place for Level 3/4 Classes
(Level 1/2 are on Sunday Tab)
You may need to be assessed for L3/4 unless you achieved L1/2 or can confirm your skating ability
Lesson times may change depending on numbers signing up to level classes.
Although this is a beginners class, the course is to improve your skating skills and we expect participants to have basic ability to skate around and be able to stand alone without assistance. If you are unsure, we can always assess you.
Next Lessons start again in December
Dates: 7th Dec
All other dates to be confirmed with our Coaches shortly
Level 1/2 - On Sunday Tab
Level 3/4 - 6.00pm
Prices start from £60 for 6x30min lessons.
Please email us if you would like to book on or would like to know further information: Bookings are being taken NOW for September classes.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Level 1 & Level 2
Sit down and stand up
March forwards across the ice
Forward two foot glide
Skate and Dip
Turn around on the spot
Backwards Marching across the ice
Forward Swizzles (Lemons)
Forward two foot glide on a curve (left and right)
Two foot turn on the spot (forwards to backwards, back to forwards)
Snowplough or T-Stop
Moving two foot turn (forwards to backwards, back to forwards)
Backwards Swizzles (Lemons)
Back two foot glide
Forward one foot glide (left and right)
Forward outside edges on a circle (left and right)
Forward inside edges on a circle (left and right)
Forward continuous Chasses around a circle (left and right)